initiated School Improvement Councils through legislation as
a means of restoring the influential voice of parents and community
members in public education. Each public school in South Carolina
has a School Improvement Council that is responsible for planning,
monitoring, and evaluating improvement at the school level. The
School Improvement Council at Stone Academy has the following
Participate in the
development of the five-year school improvement plan.
- Assist in the monitoring
of the implementation of the plan and evaluation of results on
achieving the goals.
- Assist in the writing
of the annual updates.
- Advise on the spending
of incentive funds if the school receives an award.
- Write the narrative
to the School Report Card in conjunction with the principal.
- Participate in the
revision of the school improvement plan if the school is rated
unsatisfactory on the School Report Card.
Statewide Recognition for Stone
Academy School Improvement Council
The Dick and Tunky
Riley School Improvement Award was created by the SC-SIC Board of
Trustees in honor of former SC Governor and US Secretary of Education
Richard W. Riley and his wife, Tunky, in 2002. The annual award
recognizes School Improvement Councils for outstanding achievement and
civic engagement on behalf of their school. The Stone Academy SIC was
proud to be recognized as one of 16 Honor Roll awardees statewide (and
one of only two within the Greenville County School District) for our
work during the 2007-2008 school year.
Members of the
Stone Academy School Improvement Council include parents,
faculty, community members, and ex-officio members. Names are
(Click on a name
to send e-mail)
School Improvement Plan
Each Spring the faculty, with input from the School Improvement
Council, establishes school wide goals for the next year. These
are reflected in our School Portfolio, a comprehensive document
developed by every Greenville County Public School.
- Improve the reading
and writing achievement of all students across grade levels and
- Improve the math
achievement of all students across grade levels and demographic groups.
skills of students, teachers, and parents for increased student
achievement, communication, and life-long technological skills.
parent involvement and parent understanding to improve student